private equity

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to pay $12.3 billion in cash for cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. A go-shop period of 45 days is included, so Proofpoint can shop around for a better offer.
Resort and casino operator Las Vegas Sands has sold its properties in Las Vegas for $6.25 billion and says it plans to focus on its Asian assets in Macau and Singapore.
AT&T has signed a deal to spin off its U.S. video business, including DirecTV, the satellite pay-TV service it paid $48 billion for just six years and 9 million more subscribers ago.
Cardtronics was one of the biggest movers on Wednesday after the company confirmed that it received an offer to be bought out.
Some rather significant changes were made in the Berkshire Hathaway equity portfolio during the third quarter.
Media analytics firm Nielsen reported third-quarter results that were better than expected, but the big news was the sale of the company's consumer data segment.
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The financial world has seen more than a fair number of specialty purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) come public in 2020. This is allowing a vast number of transactions to take place outside of...
Hertz Global stock more than doubled on Friday after it was announced that the company had arranged a new $1.65 billion debt package.
Digital real estate firm Opendoor announced Tuesday that it will become a publicly traded company through a reverse merger with a blank-check company.
JPMorgan is about to offer its trading clients a new service that matches buyers and sellers in the booming market for privately traded equities. Is this a new frontier or a return to the Wild West?
Kansas City Southern stock is now close to an all-time high, but that may be due to reports of private equity buyout interest rather than that just the massive stock market recovery since March.
Whether it's a bull or a bear market is still up for debate, with the economy still in a recession. What is not up for debate is whether the investing community cares what Warren Buffett is saying...
The stock market doesn’t seem to care what day of the week that rumors turn into stock moves, but Fridays are often a very ripe time for good old-fashioned buyout rumors. The market lingo has...
Online marketplace eBay is reportedly near an agreement to shed its classified ad business. The expected buyer is Norway's Adevinta, Europe's largest online classified ad seller.